Hotel Accommodations

Into The Great Wide Open

Hunter Valley Adventures What began as a search for an extraordinary outdoor adventure almost 20 years ago has turned out to be so much more for Kelly Beaton, owner, and operator of Hunter Valley Adventures (HVA). She came as a guest to the camp on the Upper Red Deer River (about an hour from Cochrane),…

Biking Daze in Cochrane Alberta

Autumn in Cochrane is shaping up to beat historical averages in the weather department. Of course it wouldn’t be early fall without an early snowfall, but let’s put that behind us and break out the bicycles for some seasonal cycling. Local trails Mitford Park Loop via Riverfront Park is 2.4 km of easy and scenic…

Recharge with Evexia Travel

Evexia Travel Boutique In these challenging times, the travel and tourism industry has been hit mighty hard. But when I think of Evexia Travel, I am struck by a quote from HG Wells: “Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature’s inexorable imperative.” In the beginning Evexia Travel owner Julia Lutchman has been in the…

Spirit of Oneness

The woman behind Spirit of Oneness brings a wealth of life experience to her latest endeavour. Tara Sue Moore is a fourth-generation Cochranite come home to roost after a storied career as a stockbroker in Calgary. From stockbroker to firewalker Success was measured by knowing more and working harder and longer than anyone else. But…

Join The Culture Club

We’ve waited a long time for a festive event so let’s start by celebrating Cochrane Culture Days, September 11th through the 13th at specially-created venues around town. The Cochrane Integrated Arts Society (CIAS) and Town of Cochrane Arts and Culture, with thanks to an Alberta Culture grant, have teamed up to show off our resident…

Fence & Post

Bursting onto Cochrane’s culinary scene in 2016, the Fence & Post on our main street continues to impress. In his commitment to support local producers, owner and chef, Chris Hartman embodies the definition of “farm to table.” It has served him – and our community – well. But there’s so much more to his story.…

What’s To Do On The Labour Day Long Weekend?

Summer has flashed past. Celebrate this weekend with an homage to your labours of the past few months. Head out to Fallen Timber Meadery on Saturday, September 5th (weather permitting) for another wild and wonderful “Pizza Day.” They will be selling their hand-crafted pies from noon to 5 p.m. – or until they run out…

Community Flatbread

New to the Cochrane culinary scene last November, Community Flatbread Co. really is all about community. When COVID-19 struck, restaurants were among the hardest hit businesses. But co-owners Rob Filby and Chef Ralf Wollmann weren’t going down without a fight. When the restaurant was shuttered back in March, they put their heads together to find…

The Crossing at Ghost River

WHEN YOU CAN’T ADVANCE, RETREAT IS OFTEN THE BEST OPTION Every now and then, one comes across a place of such natural beauty it quite takes your breath away. Less than 25 minutes west of Cochrane is such a place. Meandering along the banks of the Ghost River, the 145 acres that make up The…

Global Pet Foods

Global Pets Cochrane Walking through the doors of the old Graham Building located in Historic Downtown Cochrane, the dynamic team of Global Pet Foods are quick to greet you with a smile and offer their assistance. Family owned and operated by Fiona Sharman and her daughter Christine since 2012, they have expanded the store twice…

B&B Accommodations

Into The Great Wide Open

Hunter Valley Adventures What began as a search for an extraordinary outdoor adventure almost 20 years ago has turned out to be so much more for Kelly Beaton, owner, and operator of Hunter Valley Adventures (HVA). She came as a guest to the camp on the Upper Red Deer River (about an hour from Cochrane),…

Biking Daze in Cochrane Alberta

Autumn in Cochrane is shaping up to beat historical averages in the weather department. Of course it wouldn’t be early fall without an early snowfall, but let’s put that behind us and break out the bicycles for some seasonal cycling. Local trails Mitford Park Loop via Riverfront Park is 2.4 km of easy and scenic…

Recharge with Evexia Travel

Evexia Travel Boutique In these challenging times, the travel and tourism industry has been hit mighty hard. But when I think of Evexia Travel, I am struck by a quote from HG Wells: “Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature’s inexorable imperative.” In the beginning Evexia Travel owner Julia Lutchman has been in the…

Spirit of Oneness

The woman behind Spirit of Oneness brings a wealth of life experience to her latest endeavour. Tara Sue Moore is a fourth-generation Cochranite come home to roost after a storied career as a stockbroker in Calgary. From stockbroker to firewalker Success was measured by knowing more and working harder and longer than anyone else. But…

Join The Culture Club

We’ve waited a long time for a festive event so let’s start by celebrating Cochrane Culture Days, September 11th through the 13th at specially-created venues around town. The Cochrane Integrated Arts Society (CIAS) and Town of Cochrane Arts and Culture, with thanks to an Alberta Culture grant, have teamed up to show off our resident…

Fence & Post

Bursting onto Cochrane’s culinary scene in 2016, the Fence & Post on our main street continues to impress. In his commitment to support local producers, owner and chef, Chris Hartman embodies the definition of “farm to table.” It has served him – and our community – well. But there’s so much more to his story.…

What’s To Do On The Labour Day Long Weekend?

Summer has flashed past. Celebrate this weekend with an homage to your labours of the past few months. Head out to Fallen Timber Meadery on Saturday, September 5th (weather permitting) for another wild and wonderful “Pizza Day.” They will be selling their hand-crafted pies from noon to 5 p.m. – or until they run out…

Community Flatbread

New to the Cochrane culinary scene last November, Community Flatbread Co. really is all about community. When COVID-19 struck, restaurants were among the hardest hit businesses. But co-owners Rob Filby and Chef Ralf Wollmann weren’t going down without a fight. When the restaurant was shuttered back in March, they put their heads together to find…

The Crossing at Ghost River

WHEN YOU CAN’T ADVANCE, RETREAT IS OFTEN THE BEST OPTION Every now and then, one comes across a place of such natural beauty it quite takes your breath away. Less than 25 minutes west of Cochrane is such a place. Meandering along the banks of the Ghost River, the 145 acres that make up The…

Global Pet Foods

Global Pets Cochrane Walking through the doors of the old Graham Building located in Historic Downtown Cochrane, the dynamic team of Global Pet Foods are quick to greet you with a smile and offer their assistance. Family owned and operated by Fiona Sharman and her daughter Christine since 2012, they have expanded the store twice…

Camping/RV Accommodations

Into The Great Wide Open

Hunter Valley Adventures What began as a search for an extraordinary outdoor adventure almost 20 years ago has turned out to be so much more for Kelly Beaton, owner, and operator of Hunter Valley Adventures (HVA). She came as a guest to the camp on the Upper Red Deer River (about an hour from Cochrane),…

Biking Daze in Cochrane Alberta

Autumn in Cochrane is shaping up to beat historical averages in the weather department. Of course it wouldn’t be early fall without an early snowfall, but let’s put that behind us and break out the bicycles for some seasonal cycling. Local trails Mitford Park Loop via Riverfront Park is 2.4 km of easy and scenic…

Recharge with Evexia Travel

Evexia Travel Boutique In these challenging times, the travel and tourism industry has been hit mighty hard. But when I think of Evexia Travel, I am struck by a quote from HG Wells: “Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature’s inexorable imperative.” In the beginning Evexia Travel owner Julia Lutchman has been in the…

Spirit of Oneness

The woman behind Spirit of Oneness brings a wealth of life experience to her latest endeavour. Tara Sue Moore is a fourth-generation Cochranite come home to roost after a storied career as a stockbroker in Calgary. From stockbroker to firewalker Success was measured by knowing more and working harder and longer than anyone else. But…

Join The Culture Club

We’ve waited a long time for a festive event so let’s start by celebrating Cochrane Culture Days, September 11th through the 13th at specially-created venues around town. The Cochrane Integrated Arts Society (CIAS) and Town of Cochrane Arts and Culture, with thanks to an Alberta Culture grant, have teamed up to show off our resident…

Fence & Post

Bursting onto Cochrane’s culinary scene in 2016, the Fence & Post on our main street continues to impress. In his commitment to support local producers, owner and chef, Chris Hartman embodies the definition of “farm to table.” It has served him – and our community – well. But there’s so much more to his story.…

What’s To Do On The Labour Day Long Weekend?

Summer has flashed past. Celebrate this weekend with an homage to your labours of the past few months. Head out to Fallen Timber Meadery on Saturday, September 5th (weather permitting) for another wild and wonderful “Pizza Day.” They will be selling their hand-crafted pies from noon to 5 p.m. – or until they run out…

Community Flatbread

New to the Cochrane culinary scene last November, Community Flatbread Co. really is all about community. When COVID-19 struck, restaurants were among the hardest hit businesses. But co-owners Rob Filby and Chef Ralf Wollmann weren’t going down without a fight. When the restaurant was shuttered back in March, they put their heads together to find…

The Crossing at Ghost River

WHEN YOU CAN’T ADVANCE, RETREAT IS OFTEN THE BEST OPTION Every now and then, one comes across a place of such natural beauty it quite takes your breath away. Less than 25 minutes west of Cochrane is such a place. Meandering along the banks of the Ghost River, the 145 acres that make up The…

Global Pet Foods

Global Pets Cochrane Walking through the doors of the old Graham Building located in Historic Downtown Cochrane, the dynamic team of Global Pet Foods are quick to greet you with a smile and offer their assistance. Family owned and operated by Fiona Sharman and her daughter Christine since 2012, they have expanded the store twice…